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Man steals woman's purse arrested

02/11/2014


A man wanted for allegedly stealing woman's purse from a restaurant has been arrested. The suspect, 28, was located near the scene of the crime on North School Street around 10:35 last night. On December 27, 2013, the complainant was eating dinner at a restaurant when the suspect approached her and grabbed her purse, which was on top of a chair next to her. A witness tried to stop the suspect, but the suspect used physical force and fled the scene with the purse. Yesterday, the witness saw the suspect called police. HPD officers subsequently arrested the suspect for the alleged robbery and outstanding warrants.